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Man Found Not Guilty Of Abusing Son Locked In Box

A Galveston County jury has returned a not-guilty verdict against a man who authorities had accused of abusing his son by locking him in a wooden box.

11/20/2014

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Parents Abandon Infant Boy At Post Office

Houston authorities are searching for the parents of an infant who was abandoned in a post office lobby.

10/23/2014

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Councilwoman Arrested After 911 Call

A Dallas-area city council member has been charged with 911 abuse over a call the day after a store burglary.

09/26/2014

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A Medical Re-Awakening To Issues Of Domestic Violence

Desiree Cooper, a spokesperson for Planned Parenthood, said many victims of abuse neglect their healthcare needs.

09/17/2014

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Boy Scouts Settles With Texas Ex-Scout In Sex Abuse Case

Attorneys for the Boy Scouts of America have reached a settlement with a former San Antonio Scout who says he was abused by his adult leader.

08/21/2014

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Police File Criminal Charges Against Funeral Home Owners That Abused Corpse

North Texas police have filed criminal charges against two owners of a funeral home where eight decaying bodies were discovered earlier this week.

07/19/2014

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Austin Man Gets 4 Years In Human Smuggling Case

A Texas man has been sentenced to four years in prison in a human smuggling case involving a teen allegedly assaulted as she was being driven to New Jersey.

06/05/2014

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National Guard Officer Faces Sex Charge

An operations officer with the New Hampshire National Guard will remain jailed on charges stemming from a night in San Antonio when he and two others allegedly hired an underage female escort.

05/31/2014

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Former Cheerleading Coach Sentenced For Molesting Several Girls

A former cheerleading coach in the Dallas area has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for molesting several girls he met at private gymnasiums.

02/28/2014

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Texas In 2013 Had 156 Child Abuse Deaths

A state agency reports Texas had 156 child deaths from abuse and neglect during fiscal 2013.

02/12/2014

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